Boots on the Ground Support

The Institute for Disaster Management is committed to training members of the community to respond to all hazards. This includes educational outreach, training and certifications, as well as evaluating emergency plans and programs. We are open to offering our services to any group or organization looking to expand their disaster knowledge. See on our training courses page for descriptions of courses we currently offer. In addition, you can also review our consulting page to see services IDM can provide. If you don’t see what you are looking for, feel free to reach out, we are always developing new courses and can create a custom plan to fit your needs.


It’s a No-Regrets Decision to study at the University of Georgia Institute for Disaster Management

Ansu Karim, MPH ’23 In February 2021, I was awarded a Fulbright scholarship through the U.S. Department of State to study for a master’s degree in the United States. It


Alumni Spotlight: The 5-Minute Conversation of a Lifetime

Morgan Taylor, BS ’16, MPH ’19, PhD ’23 My first exposure to the Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) occurred in those five minutes of small talk before a meeting begins.


Flooding & Climate Change

Climate change is driving more inland and coastal flooding across the U.S., sometimes in communities with no history of flooding. How does a heating planet contribute to more flooding, and